Featuring Siamak Jahangiri In The
And Beethoven, Janacek, & Music Of The Mediterranean & Middle East
Musicians For Harmony, Inc.
is pleased to
announce its fourth annual concert of internationally-renowned chamber musicians
and world music artists, to take place in
Mr. Jahangiri is a
rising star in the world of Iranian classical music. Born in northern
Also on the program is an all-star roster of chamber musicians, including Arnold Steinhardt and Peter Wiley of the Guarneri Quartet in Beethoven's Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2, with pianist Anna Polonsky, and the Shanghai Quartet in Janáček's Quartet No. 1 ("The Kreutzer Sonata"). Tthe multi-cultural ensemble Musique Sans Frontieres ("Music Without Borders"), led by Musicians For Harmony's Artistic Director Patrick Derivaz, will perform music of Greece, Iran, Ethiopia and other Mediterranean and Middle Eastern nations. They will be joined by Mr. Jahangiri and renowned Greek-Israeli bouzouki virtuoso Avram Pengas.
This concert is sponsored by Musicians For Harmony, Inc., a
non-profit organization which was founded by Allegra Klein shortly after
Proceeds from ticket sales are contributed to charities promoting peace at home and abroad. This year's charity, the Gezundheit! Institute founded by legendary physician Patch Adams, was chosen because they are building the world's first arts-centered hospital and because their work promotes "peace, justice and care for all people everywhere."
Tickets for the September 13th concert are $50 and $125 (the latter includes premium seating and a reception with the artists afterwards) and are available through the Merkin Hall Box Office at 212-501-3330 or www.ekcc.org. Tickets for students and "starving artists" are also available for $25. More information about the concert and Musicians For Harmony, Inc., may be found at www.musicians4harmony.org.
Musicians For Harmony, Inc
Allegra Klein - 212-996-8010 or 917-622-1331
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